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Are you wanting to learn more about retail? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best retail podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Retail Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Retail Retold

  • Publisher: DLC Management Corp.
  • Total Episodes: 7

The Retail Retold Podcast highlights community retailer stories from across the country and gives a behind-the-scenes perspective from business leaders in both retail and real estate industries. The show’s episodes contain valuable insights that help solve the needs of entrepreneurs and real estate pros. Each week our guests share stories of what worked, what didn’t, the ups and downs – giving the audience a critical set of tools needed for business success. Join host Chris Ressa and new guests weekly for amazing insights and thought-provoking stories. Brought to you by DLC Management Corp.

Resilient Retail

  • Publisher: Shopify
  • Total Episodes: 7

Retail business owners have resilience in their DNA. From real stories of struggle and breakthrough to the insights your retail business needs right now, find inspiration, take action, and make your business future-proof.

Retail Gets Real

  • Publisher: National Retail Federation
  • Total Episodes: 7

Retail impacts everyone, every day, everywhere. Join the National Retail Federation for authentic, insightful conversations with the industry’s most interesting people. Hear retail executives, industry experts, entrepreneurs and influencers discuss trends, their career stories and the future of retail. Learn more at retailgetsreal.com.


  • Publisher: RETHINK Retail
  • Total Episodes: 7

RETHINK Retail – the evolution of retail in today’s connected world. Join us as we explore the most recent trends and innovations in commerce.

Remarkable Retail

  • Publisher: Michael LeBlanc, Steve Dennis
  • Total Episodes: 7

I’m here to tell you: retail isn’t dead – boring retail is. As a C-level executive at two Fortune 500 companies, keynote speaker and strategic advisor to dozens of retail, consumer and technology brands I help organizations accelerate their growth. I’m also the author of the new best-selling book, “Remarkable Retail: How to Win & Keep Customers in the Age of Digital Disruption”. Join me and my co-host Michael LeBlanc, Producer & Host of The Voice of Retail podcast, as we use my “8 Essentials of Remarkable Retail’ framework to explore modern retail, before, during and after the COVID-19 crisis. Each and every week along with special guests including top retailers and industry thought leaders, we’ll explore the latest events within the retail industry and beyond for a lively and interactive journey to Remarkable Retail. *Season Two Now Live!* © 2020-2021 M.E. LeBlanc & Company Inc. All Rights Reserved.

unEDITED: Inside Retail

  • Publisher: unEDITED
  • Total Episodes: 7

unEDITED is a fortnightly podcast that will explore the opportunities and challenges the retail industry is facing. From fashion, beauty and homeware our retail experts will cover industry topics and shed light on how retailers can create a brighter future. Please rate, review or subscribe to us! You can get in touch at [email protected] or tweet us at EDITED_HQ.

Retail Prophet

  • Publisher: Doug Stephens
  • Total Episodes: 7

Join Doug Stephens, Founder of Retail Prophet and author of Reengineering Retail: The Future of Selling in a Post-Digital World as he explores the fascinating trends, technologies and behaviors shaping the future of retail and commerce.

The Retail Focus Podcast

  • Publisher: Retail Focus Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 7

Each week, we release a podcast covering the retail world–business developments, trends, and historical perspectives. Podcasts feature news summaries, interviews, and previews of industry goings-on.

The Modern Retail Podcast

  • Publisher: Digiday
  • Total Episodes: 7

The Modern Retail Podcast is a weekly show that hears from executives in the retail space, from legacy companies to the buzzy world of DTC startups. Cale Weissman, editor of Modern Retail, hosts.

Savvy Shopkeeper Retail Podcast

  • Publisher: Kathy Cruz
  • Total Episodes: 7

Host, Kathy Cruz is a retail store owner and a retail coach. She knows firsthand that running a retail business, both online and in a brick and mortar has its challenges. But she also knows that it doesn’t have to consume your life AND it can be profitable. Kathy is passionate about teaching retail business owners how to work less, profit more and grow.

Retail Ready Podcast

  • Publisher: Ben Whyatt
  • Total Episodes: 7

A destination for anyone looking to learn about food, new brands, manufacturing, trends and insights. The Retail Ready podcast will be full of knowledge bombs, conversations and discussions into an ever changing industry.

Retail Intel

  • Publisher: Phillips Edison and Company
  • Total Episodes: 7

Retail Intel is a podcast series brought to you by Phillips Edison and Company, one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored shopping centers. Join Mike Conway and his guests as they explore emerging trends, insights, and hot topics in the retail real estate industry.

Retail Is Dead

  • Publisher: Leanne, Bex & Erin
  • Total Episodes: 7

Retail is Dead is a podcast where we talk all things retail as consumers and industry outsiders. We are fed up reading and hearing that “retail is dead”, when in our humble opinion it’s just getting exciting. We’re here for the ride and we’d love to share it with you. The highs, the lows, the failures and the new obsessions.

Retail Redeveloped

  • Publisher: Adam Williams CRE
  • Total Episodes: 7

Retail Redeveloped — the Podcast will broaden the listeners’ perspectives through intimate and honest conversations with our host, Adam Williams, and guests who’ve made the market’s retail and real estate history, along with those who are shaping its future. Listeners will find something entertaining, exciting, and electric here — and so will anyone who likes to “shop ’til they drop.”

Total Retail Talks

  • Publisher: Total Retail
  • Total Episodes: 7

Total Retail Talks is for retail executives who crave the knowledge and insights needed to stay successful in today’s fast-paced industry. Through engaging talks and focused interviews, listeners take away useful information and practical advice from a full roster of retail experts, influencers and leaders.

Winning Retail

  • Publisher: Caspian Studios
  • Total Episodes: 7

In the last 10 years, the business of retail has changed more than at any other time in history. On this podcast, we talk to the retail leaders who are not only weathering change, but thriving in it.

Retail Initiative

  • Publisher: Josh Orr
  • Total Episodes: 7

The podcast for independent retailers. This is where good retailers come to be great; where education meets inspiration. Hear from thriving retailers, service providers, and retail experts giving you the tools and tips needed to grow your retail business.

The Retail Perch

  • Publisher: Shekar Raman Gary Hawkins
  • Total Episodes: 7

The Retail Perch podcast is hosted by the powerful duo Shekar Raman, CEO of Birdzi and Gary Hawkins, CEO of Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART). We are happy to report that we have made the "Top 15 Grocery Industry Podcasts to Follow in 2021" by Feedspot. The list can be found here: https://blog.feedspot.com/grocery_industry_podcasts/This podcast aims to provide a fresh perspective and framework for how you view your everyday grocery trips. Whether you're a retailer, entrepreneur, or a curious mind tuning in, there is something in store for everyone. Each Monday, your hosts will share supermarket analysis, personal stories about the industry, along with their views to provide you with further insight into everything retail grocery and AI.Don't forget to tune in!Lean more about Birdzi at Birdzi.com

Retail Revolution

  • Publisher: FC Podcasts / Fashion Consort
  • Total Episodes: 7

RETAIL REVOLUTION is a unique podcast that features in-depth conversations with guest experts in omni-channel retailing with myriad perspectives: technology, consumer engagement, data analytics, merchandising and more. We pay special attention to current socio-political issues and challenges and their implications on fashion retail, as well as opportunities to innovate and rethink retail’s future.

Keys To The Shop : Equipping Coffee Retail Professionals

  • Publisher: Chris Deferio
  • Total Episodes: 7

Keys to the Shop is a podcast designed to provide the coffee retail professional, with insights, inspiration, and the tools you will need to grow and advance your coffee career or coffee business. Together we learn from experts both in and outside the coffee industry as they deliver specific, practical, and actionable advice about barista work, management, leadership, personal development, and anything else that will help you achieve success.

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